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The '''Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.''' ('''WMF''') is an American non-profit and charitable organization headquartered in San Francisco, California. It is mostly known for participating in the Wikimedia movement. It owns the internet domain names of most movement projects and hosts sites like Wikipedia. The Foundation (nonprofit)|foundation was founded in 2003 by Jimmy Wales as a way to fund Wikipedia and its sister projects through non-profit means. , the foundation employs over 280 people, with annual revenues in excess of . Christophe Henner is chairman|chair of the Board of trustees|board. Katherine Maher is the executive director since March 2016.
LogoWikimedia Foundation RGB logo with text.svg
Type501(c)(3) organization|501(c)(3), charitable organization
Tax id20-0049703{{cite web | url=https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/foundation/2/27/Form_990_FY_2014-2015_-_Public.pdf | title=2014 Return of Organization Exempt From Income Tax (form 990) | publisher=WMF (Public Inspection Copy) | date=11 May 2016 | accessdate=13 December 2016}}
Founded date{{start date and age|2003|6|20}}
St. Petersburg, Florida|St. Petersburg, Florida, United States|U.S.
Founder{{#property:p112}}
LocationSan Francisco, California, U.S.
Los Angeles, California, U.S. (registered agent)
Key peopleChristophe Henner, Chairman|chair of the board of trustees|board{{cite web | accessdate =July 22, 2015 | url = https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Board_of_Trustees | title = Board of Trustees | author = Cbrown1023 | authorlink = foundation:User:Cbrown1023 | publisher = Wikimedia Foundation }}
Katherine Maher, executive director
Area servedWorldwide
FocusFree, open content|open-content, wiki-based Internet projects
MethodWikipedia, Wiktionary, Wikiquote, Wikibooks, Wikisource, Wikimedia Commons, Wikispecies, Wikinews, Wikiversity, Wikidata, Wikivoyage, Wikimedia Incubator, Meta-Wiki
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